Category Archive: Films

Did Carmen Miranda like feijoada?

Tomorrow my friend will cook Portuguese-style feijoada as a post-birthday gift. Portuguese-style uses white beans but the more famous version is Brazilian, utilizing black beans.  I favor the white bean version that I… Continue reading

Favorite star profile: Joan Bennett

I don’t know why it has taken me forever to blog about my favorite classic star, Joan Bennett.  Do I think she was the most talented? No. The most beautiful? No. The most… Continue reading

RIP Richard Todd (1919-2009)

 Irish actor Richard Todd died yesterday.  All these actors born in the teens are disappearing.  I first saw him in A Man Called Peter when I was in high school.  A few months… Continue reading